Summary: My personal story of discovery of Linux Series: How I Found Linux Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=1967 Just a regular story of a Linux power user, or how I loved computers, then I hated computers, then I loved computers again, and then I moved to a love/hate kind of thing... Topics: Linux, Beginners, Computing history, Gaming
Exceptional Hardware and Software Meeting 2014 pushing frontiers of open source & DIY DESY Hamburg site, June 27-29 2014 http://ehsm.eu Abstract: The presentation covers a 30-years evolution of widget toolkits, which took place along with the historical changes in a desktop GUI. Widget toolkits are reviewed from three points of view: architecture, user experience, and programming principles. More than 90% of historically significant widget toolkits have open source licenses: some are... Topics: EHSM, Widgets, GUIs, Open Source Software, Computing history
The Xerox 6085 (Daybreak) Professional Computer System workstation introduced in a two part video. Thanks Ed Weeden for the digitization. Topics: Digibarn, Xerox workstations, graphical user interfaces, computing history, 1980s
Simon Ramo's concept of "polymorphic" computing is laid out in stop-motion animation, accompanied by acoustic guitar. The film anticipates parallel, distributed processing and the architecture of ARPANET and the Internet. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: computing history, information technology, networks, networking, Internet, Simon Ramo,...